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Norman Rockwell's "Telling Stories" of America at the Smithsonian

"Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell from the Collections of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg" gives a fine sense of Rockwell's accomplishments, and shortcomings. It shows how very good he was at selling us on a pleasing image of American society -- and how reluctant he was to push us any further than that.

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Norman Rockwell exhibit opens at Smithsonian
Article | Norman Rockwell is often championed as the great painter of American virtues. Yet the one virtue most nearly absent from his work is courage.

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